Afghanistan cricket team has created history as they have beaten One of the top 8 International Cricket Council teams West Indies in the super-10 match of ICC World Twenty20 2016. Afghanistan won their last group match by 6 runs to register first win against big team.
It was really a stunning lose for Caribbean team which won all the three games in the group before playing Afghanistan. Winning the toss, inform West Indies won toss and chose to field first. On this bowling supportive pitch, Afghani team managed to score 123 runs in 20 overs. Najibullah Zadran showed class on this difficult surface and made brilliant 48 runs that helped Afghanistan to reach 123 total.
In the chase of 124 runs small target, whole West Indies team managed to score 117 runs in full over bowling quota. Dwayne Bravo made 28 whereas Charles scored 22. It was really a set back loss for Caribbean team which will now play semi-final on 31st March in Wankhede.
Toss: West Indies won toss and chose to bowl first
Afghanistan innings: 123 runs in 20 overs 7 wickets loss (Zadran-48*, Samuel Badree-3 wickets)
West Indies innings: 117 runs in 20 overs for 8 wickets loss (Bravo-28, Charles-22)
Result: Afghanistan won by 6 runs
Man of the Match: Najibullah Zadran (Afghanistan)